Clifford's Tower, York Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
There are 55 steps to the Keep and then spiral stairs to the wall walk. Wheelchair access is very limited.
Entrance/Set Down
Set down allowed at the bottom of the 55 steep steps up to the castle.
Disabled Parking
Blue Badge holders can park in the council car park
Onsite Transport
No.
Stairs
The tower has 55 entrance steps with handrails.
Lift Access
No.
Seating and Rest Points
Seating and resting points are dotted around the site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
The tower has 55 entrance steps, uneven surfaces and hazardous walkways.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Tactile model with Braille captions in courtyard.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Please contact the site directly for the possibility of group booking.
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Tactile Models
There is a tactile model of castle.
Areas of Low Lighting
No Information Available
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Portable induction loop available.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No.
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Tactile model with Braille captions in courtyard.
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
The site has a covered well.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
Wall walk - this is fenced.
Slip Hazard
Some surfaces may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
The mound has steep slopes. It is not permitted to climb on the slope.
Steep Stairs
The tower has 55 steps to the entrance.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Generally flat paved areas at the top.

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Clifford's Tower, York

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Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SA
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